Episode Overview

In the meantime, here are our top tips for maintaining and building a healthy immune system. We will be back in late Spring! Stay well :-)

How can you keep your immune system strong? Listen in as we share some tips and strategies that you can implement to make sure you’re robust, resilient, and healthy.

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Topics Discussed in this Episode:

  • 8 tips for maintaining and building a healthy immune system

Key Takeaways:

  • Our top 8 tips for keeping your immune system healthy

  1. Make sure you’re getting at least 7 hours of sleep each night.

  2. Have a healthy diet with loads of fruits and vegetables.

  3. Exercise, especially outdoors. Any form of movement is going to be beneficial within the confines of what you can do and what you’re allowed to do.

  4. Manage stress.

  5. Avoid sugar.

  6. Reduce alcohol intake. This will help you strengthen your immune system.

  7. Eat fermented foods to keep your gut microbes happy.

  8. Take vitamin D. Most of us coming out of winter are going to be low in vitamin D, and that affects energy, mental health, and the immune system.

Action Steps:

  • Get enough good quality sleep.

  • Try and incorporate vegetables in a smoothie.

  • Exercise.

  • Manage your stress by doing breathing exercises like box breathing, meditation, gardening, walking, low-intensity exercises, etc.

  • Avoid sugar.

  • Reduce your alcohol intake.

  • Eat fermented foods.

  • Get yourself a high-dose vitamin D spray or tablet.

Leanne said:

“Don’t start your day sleep-starved. It’s going to make things much more difficult for you, particularly in these very testing and tricky times.”

“In these times, mental health is as important as physical health. You need to be keeping well and staying well mentally so you make good decisions and keep yourself chipper and mentally afloat during this time.”

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